Tunnel lover

Documenting big construction jobs.

How did you start shooting construction sites?

I started taking photos of a tunnel project in Portland, OR, as part of our construction work. Originally, the photos were for internal use. Then the City of Portland hired me to document other construction. I have since photographed projects for my current employer, Jacobs Associates, and other clients. It varies, but I visit about 15 to 20 sites per year. Although Jacobs Associates values my photography skills, engineering geologist is my prime occupation.

What kind of access do you get on a tunnel project?

Generally, I have access

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The progress of reconstruction tunnel Tuapse — Adler and Mana (April 2013)

Experts Group "IC BRIDGE" continue to work on the reconstruction of the railway tunnel number 1 of the North-Caucasian railway, located on the stretch Shepsi — Waterfall area of Tuapse — Adler. Currently, in the tunnel of 270 meters is laying the permanent way on the new technology for the south Russian — on reinforced concrete frames.

By early April, the construction of the new Mana railway tunnel in the Krasnoyarsk Territory specialists of "Tunnel unit number 18" were more than 1,900 m of underground workings. Tunneling work will be completed this summer.

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The progress of reconstruction at the Roki tunnel in April 2013

By early April, the builders completed 3238 m kalottnoy part of the tunnel and 1,894 m shtrossovoy part. The total length of 3730.4 m Permanent buildings lining is installed at the site invert a total length of 1174 m, and on the arches and walls on the total length of 784 m Construction of permanent lining used simultaneously three mechanized formwork (two for each 12 m long, and a 9-meter).

On the reconstruction of the Roki tunnel employs 700 people, work is being done around the clock in two shifts. Approximate time of

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Photo essay: the progress of construction of the largest highway tunnel Adler

Completed the first half of works on the pavement in the largest road tunnel.

In the road tunnel of the third tunnel complex, whose length is 3200 meters, and work is continuing on the installation of the roadway.

One of the two lanes almost ready — builders left lay only a few tens of meters of concrete pavement. The construction of the second band will begin in early January next year.

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Tripling capacity: Large open after reconstruction Novorossiysk Tunnel

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin attended the opening ceremony of the reconstruction of the Bolshoi Novorossiysk railway tunnel, which was built in 1888. Construction of the tunnel began in May 2010 and required an investment of more than 3 billion rubles. Total cost of reconstruction of the tunnel was 8 billion.

After the reconstruction of the tunnel was the single track tunnel cross paths with reinforced waterproofing and lengthened by 238 meters (the length of the tunnel after the renovation was 1628 meters). As part of the reconstruction and drainage facilities have been

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Construction of the metro Business Center — Victory Park

The station "Victory Park" Moscow Metro on a normal working day, while not crowded, but by the end of this year, she will begin a new life. C commissioning by the end of 2013, section "Business Center" — "Victory Park" it will become an interchange hub connecting Arbat-pokrovskuju line with the business center Moscow-City. Later section "Business Center" — "Victory Park" will be part of the emerging Kalinin-Solntsevskaya lines underground. Kalinin-Solntsevskaya line is a continuation of the current Kalinin subway line. In 2015, the station "Tretyakov," the line stretched to the stations "Business Center." In the future, the station

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Construction of the North-West of the chord in the Falcon (photo)

Reporting by Dmitry Chistoprudova

Yesterday I was able to visit the same "eternal construction site", which is near the intersection of Leningrad and Volokolamsk Highway. Construction work has been underway for many years — first reconstructed (or rather re-built) Leningrad 660 meter-long tunnel, then — Volokolamsk tunnel (1730 meters), and are now ending sinking Halabyan-Baltic tunnel — the deepest in the roundabout at the Falcon. The tunnel will pass under Zamoskvoretskaya metro line Volokolamsk and Leningrad tunnels, sewers and rivers Tarakanovka ways Riga direction MOR.

1. Start the camera on Baltic Street. The uniqueness Halabyan-Baltic

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Construction of Moscow metro station Khodynskoye Field (PHOTOS)

Author of the report — Dmitry Chistoprudov

As part of a book on the construction of the Moscow Metro I Nikolay Rykov once again went down to the ground. Third station under construction interchange circuit (Khodyn lines) of the Moscow metro is scheduled to open in the first phase in 2015. The plant will be located in a residential area Khodynsky field, near the Ice Palace on the site of an abandoned runway where, until recently, the rusting aircraft equipment.

 

1. Construction of the station "Khodynka" is open method of reinforced concrete

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The station Tepliy-2 and the visit of the Moscow City Duma deputies (photos)

The report's author — Alexander "Russos" Popov

Yesterday the Moscow City Duma deputies held a field meeting on transport at the mine number 915, which is building the station "Tepliy." Among other things, they have visited and the development, where they saw all six working faces.

1. Mandatory training on TB. Tell us how to use the self-rescuer.

2. Eugene Cashin, Managing Director of "Mosmetrostroj", and Andrei Bochkarev, head of the Department of capital construction.

3. Arbuzov Mikhail — Director SMU-5, which has built the first "Petrovsky-Razumovsky" and is now building a second station.

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The station Tepliy-2 (photographic)

The report's author — Alexander "Russos" Popov

A brief overview of the current state on Tepliy-2, which builds the SMU-5.

(C) Russos, 2011

1. Escalator tunnel to the station being built parallel to the existing one. Then the current lobby will be completed and traffic passenger flow will take a planned appearance, not like now, when the counter flows intersect twice. At the output of the lobby and down on the platform.

2. Excavation slope just begun.

3. Excavation conducted by classical technology — with frost.

4. Truck driver.

5. Hand truck fills the tub.

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